Art Nerd City Guides: New York · Los Angeles

Apples and Poetry: Shin Yu Pai’s HEIRLOOM

Their names, mouthfuls of consonants and vowels, summon colors, the elevated stations of royalty, animals, and distant places: Arctic, Astrakhan, Belmont, Bietigheimer, Dolgo Crabapple, Dutch Mignonne, Dutchess of Oldenberg, Early Harvest, Esopus Spitzenberg, Golden Russett, Gravenstein, Hawkeye, King, Lubsk Queen, Northern Spy, Rhode Island Greening, Roxbury Russett, Swaar, Tolman […]

Media and the Fair

Brenna Murphy

The much-anticipated, wildly hyped Seattle Art Fair blasted by like a comet. Pro tip: the next time you find yourself at an art fair, wear tennis shoes, or at least […]

Bainbridge Island En Plein Air

Tucked discretely away on Bainbridge Island’s west side near the Agate Passage crossing, the Bloedel Reserve is a paradise of lush meticulously groomed gardens and swaths of forested land that […]

Among the Clouds at Goldfinch Tavern

For any art lover in Seattle the Four Seasons has long been a hidden gem. It’s renowned for its art-filled lobby where the Northwest School is on constant display thanks to […]

Dear Diary: Ashley Armitage

Looking at Ashley Armitage’s photographs feels like stepping into a secret world — a dreamy world of pinks and blues, of makeup and nail polish and hair, of ritualized routines in the […]

Seeing Serial: David Beckley at Gallery 110

I loved artist David Beckley’s Drone from the first moment I saw it on my computer screen several weeks ago. Its crisp contrast, its serialization and symmetry that transformed before my eyes […]

A New Art Installation Docks Along the Duwamish

Briar Bates is a landscape designer and artist who creates installations from organic materials. Tomorrow, she’ll be working on a new piece, Growing to Sea, at Terminal 107 Park (4700 W. Marginal Way […]

On Light: Megumi Shauna Arai on Violet Strays

If you’ve never taken a look at the online exhibition site Violet Strays, curated by Serrah Russell and Alyssa Volpigno, now is the time. Through this Thursday, March 26, Violet Strays is […]

Beach House, After Winter

An addendum to an Art Nerd post from last year on an installation by David W. Simpson: Simpson’s Beach House didn’t come down in September after all. Instead, it moved north from downtown to […]

Dear Diary: Rebecca Chernow

Seattle artist Rebecca Chernow earned her BFA in glass and neon sculpture in western New York, and it was glass that brought her out to the Pacific Northwest where she worked […]